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sacrilege
American English: /ˈsækrəlɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈsakrɪlɪdʒ/

Translation of sacrilege in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • it would be sacrilege to demolish the building
    sería un sacrilegio derribar el edificio
    Example sentences
    • Intervention by authority was necessary for very serious sins such as adultery, murder, and sacrilege.
    • A beard and a mustache have been added to the face of the devil in the picture, so that the killer is guilty of sacrilege no less than murder.
    • For the Actionists, as for the artists cited above, there is no notion of sacrilege or blasphemy.

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